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. but how should we communicate with our children about it? san francisco's unified school district is one of many all across the bay acknowledging the difficulty educators and students have. mayor ed lee and the superintendent released a statement letting our schools know there will be counselors available today to help anyone deal with trauma and stress. >>> the images of last friday's newtown school shooting throughout the country have also hit us here at home. a psychologist tells us younger children will have a hard time understanding. >> so for those children it's really important to try and limit their exposure to these events all the news coverage and to more importantly to reassure to them the safety of their environment. >> older children will have a better understanding and will want to know more specifics. dr. berry says be western open them and stress that this is an isolated incident. >>> president obama told mourners that parents, educators, law enforcement and mental health experts need to join forces to prevent tragedies like this in the future. gun control was a big issue
here in the bay area. today, kron4 talked to the principal at alvarado elementary in san francisco.about what's being done to keep children safe. >> we're already going to reinforce their plans that are in place to reinforce the out word doors. and people posted outside making sure the visitors are registered and that we know everybody. and for the schools, we also have, in the event of occurrences we have locked down procedures. you cannot help but react on an emotional level. this, is what we have devoted our lives to, as the education of children. we think that those children in connecticut to not have that in their future is a horrible, horrible feeling. >>catherine: this is the principal -escorting students into the school this morning. we'll have more local reaction - tonight on kron4 news at six. as funerals and memorials take place for the victims. there's now a re-energized push for tighter gun control. kron 4's justine waldman is here with more. >> many lawmakers are calling for the renewal of the federal assault weapons ban, which expired in 2004 at the end of its 10-yea
:17 on the dot and coming out crossing a wet golden gate bridge as you come into san francisco. let's take a look at live doppler 7-hd. best radar returns over in napa and solano, they are blue. let's focus in on the green which is normally some heavier rain or stronger radar returns. you see along mission boulevard, heading over to sunol grade and pleasanton and livermore is where we're seeing the best radar returns and also on 238 coming across hayward this morning. there is the latest update. you can see it heading over to calavares road and piedmont road. you can see those areas wet along with alum rock. steady rain through the morning hours and scattered, light showers during the afternoon hours. temperatures are very mild this morning. heading out it's coolest. concord, 52 degrees. mountain view, 56 degrees. monterey bay, low to mid-50s with light rain falling. morning, slight rain and scattered showers during the afternoon hours. frosty tonight and more so wednesday morning. it could be one of coolest mornings we've had this season and heavy rain and gusty winds for thursday will be much m
here. we are save is from san francisco crossing the bay area. we are see light rain for the bridges. you should drive with extra caution. we are seeing light rain for the east shore freeway. the northern end of it we are same this up to hercules. the bulk of the wet weather has pushed his way south and in fact we are seeing a darker green on the screen that indicates heavy rain or around highway 17. >> we do have a lot cloud cover associated with this. the temperatures are not too bad it is a mild start. 53 in concord, we would not see much change in the numbers as we head into the afternoon. i will break down the numbers coming up in the next report. >> seminal 7:00 a.m.. we will be right back in a moment. sleep train thanks all those who helped make a difference last year for thousands of california foster kids. thank you for helping foster kids. thank you for the school supplies. thank you for the new shoes. thank you, secret santa. and thank you for donating money. your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you.
berkeley schools have said the plant and we run through drills frequently. >> san francisco unified school says in the wake of a national tragedy we have redouble our efforts to work together with our student's family in schools to make sure they remain safe. >> the tide is 4:11 on this monday morning there are areas of showers. erica will have a look at our forecast. good morning erica. >> some light showers for parts of the bay area is not widespread. on storm tracker 4 you can see. i was a man ride on high way for where it leads interstate 80. use your windshield wipers. we will not see any areas of flooding are pondering. certainly be aware. allow yourself extra time. currently sing light rain over highway 92 the san mateo bridge spotty in the burlingame area. >> we are seeing showers for highway 13 pescadero. >> interstate 80 the bayshore freeway through palo alto drive with extra caution with your commute crucible with interstate 680. the showers are continuing to push their way south. >> on satellite and radar cloud cover associated with this system. we will continue to see a linger
on the san francisco skyway.f@2> it's really heavy out there. be prepared to wait. stay with us. abc 7 news >>> instagram backed off service that was released yesterday. >> the policy stated koit share user pictures, likeness and information with facebook that, information could then be used for advertising through both serviceej9ñ autos after anger owe online, today, instagra m announced it will issue a new policy on the wlog, the co-founder says there is misinformation about changes and says there is no intent to sell user photos. the plan to create advertising based on interests. he said instagram does not own user photo autos neels ongeting into radio. cloud software giving ora cell a big boost. >> that and more on this afternoon's bloomberg after the bell report. >> ora cell after the bell and the company generated $4 billion in profit on sales of more than $9 kbrinl. both numbers topped analyst estimates. customers have been adding cloud computing software that can be accessed online, and that is helping offset weakness in hardware business much came through sun micro kiss sis tims.
towns like camden, new jersey, and san francisco, california, are offering cash for guns in an attempt to get weapons off the street. lee cowan reports on how a mass shooting in 1989 led to a tough new law. >> reporter: when it happened at cleveland elementary, in stock on the, california, some 23 years ago, some thought a school shooting couldn't get any worse. a troubled man with an assault rifle killed five students and wounded 29 others. while it sadly wasn't the last or worst school shooting in the country, it did lead to california's ban on assault weapons, the first in the nation. it wasn't a perfect solution in the eyes of gun enthusiasts but at least the ban was an effort to do something to stem the violence. in the wake of connecticut, many california leaders wonder where that resolve is today. >> if not after this, then seriously just shame on all of us. seriously, shame on the leadership of this country. >> gavin newsom is california's lieutenant governor, but his current anger stems from being a parent more than a politician. >> this has to be the moment where you say, sto
. yes, in san francisco. but almost 600 weapons were turned in yesterday as part of a buyback plan. i think you would see that kind of thing going on with assault weapons across the country if the congress made that kind of statement. >> bill: congressman john yarmuth here, man of the hour in studio with us. your calls welcome at 1-866-55-press. congressman, final question before we go to a break we've seen, of course, you name it, where do you start and where do you end? virginia tech, aurora, colorado, portland oregon, and now newtown, connecticut. this seems to be the game changer though, doesn't it? because -- >> i don't think there's any question about it. >> bill: 20 6-year-olds. >> there was no protection for them. they were helpless and innocent and this whole -- this is kind of the other end of the extreme argument. when you say to people well, some have done it. the principal ought to have a gun. should have the kids have had guns in their lunchboxes? that's what i wrote in the column. it is absur
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